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New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.

09/27/2012

Justice

Creve Coeur Passes Anti-Discrimination Law

The town’s city council voted unanimously Monday to update a non-discrimination ordinance.

07/24/2012

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Wells Fargo Pays $175M in Settlement

The settlement allegations that Wells Fargo steered African-American and Latino borrowers into risky subprime loans more often than white borrowers in similarly situations.

07/12/2012

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Justice Dept. Files Complaint Against St. Louis County Fire District

The lawsuit alleges the fire district punished a firefighter after he refused to participate in discriminatory acts against two fellow black firefighters.

07/11/2012

(L-R) Shawn Johnson, Summer Sanders, Cheyenne Woods, Billie Jean King, Tracy Wolfson, Sharon Byers and Jackie Joyner-Kersee join Coca-Cola and NCAA to honor the 40th Anniversary of Title IX at Jazz at Lincoln Center on June 18, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Coca-Cola)

As Title IX Turns 40, Legacy Goes Beyond Numbers

NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Emily Miller remembers learning about Title IX during history class, probably sometime in junior high. She’s a little fuzzy on the details, including how and why it came about. Every time […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/21/2012

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Gay Missouri Lawmaker Denounces School Bill

“Being gay has never been a Democrat or Republican issue, and it should never be,” Missouri Republican legislator, Rep. Zachary Wyatt said.

05/03/2012

File photo of women dancing on a bar in a club. (PATRICK BAZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Iowa Student Claims She Was Not Allowed To Dance On Bar For Being Too Big

An area college student went out recently hoping to have a fun time with her friends. But according to 21-year-old Jordan Ramson, she ended up humiliated instead when security guards at a local bar discriminated against her for her plus size figure.

04/30/2012

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Mo. Senate Panel Endorses Protecting Gun Owners

The measure would prohibit refusing to hire an applicant solely because the person has used a firearm for a legal purpose, such as self-defense.

04/18/2012

File photo of an empty courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge: Iowa Did Not Discriminate Against Thousands Of Black Employees

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s state government employment policies have not discriminated against black employees and job applicants, a judge ruled Tuesday in a case closely watched by civil rights activists. District Judge Robert Blink issued […]

04/17/2012

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Missouri House Panel to Again Consider Discrimination Bill

Will attempt to get around a veto issued by Gov. Jay Nixon earlier this year.

04/09/2012

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